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Washington (CNN) – Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton defended the fact she's reportedly made $5 million in speaking fees since leaving the State Department in early 2013 by arguing that her family "came out of the White House not only dead broke but in debt."
(CNN) – The crash that put actor and comedian Tracy Morgan in the hospital Saturday highlights an ongoing debate on Capitol Hill over truck driver rest rules, which CNN's René Marsh reported about just eight hours before the crash involving Morgan.
(CNN) – It was 5 years in hell.
New details are emerging about the suffering, torture and isolation Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl endured during his time as a prisoner of the Taliban.
(CNN) - A Las Vegas couple who gunned down two police officers and a civilian before killing themselves apparently looked at law enforcement as oppressors, a sheriff's department official said Monday.
Among the clues: a "Don't Tread on Me" flag and a Nazi swastika the couple placed on one of the police officers they ambushed Sunday at a pizza restaurant. They pinned onto the other officer's body a note saying something to the effect of "this is the beginning of the revolution," Second Assistant Sheriff Kevin McMahill told reporters.
(CNN) – Hillary Clinton, pressed by ABC's Diane Sawyer in a clip of a larger interview that will air Monday night, says that her family had "no money" when they left the White House and "struggled to piece together the resources for mortgages for houses, for Chelsea's education."
The Lead with Jake Tapper draws not only on Tapper’s deep knowledge of politics and national issues, but also seeks to examine and advance stories across a wide range of topics that demonstrate his own curiosities and interests. Compelling headlines come from around the country and the globe, from politics to money, sports to popular culture, based on news drivers of the day.
The Lead with Jake Tapper airs weekdays at 4 p.m. ET.
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